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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
election day, already the entire government focus has shifted big time. >> calls for bipartisan effort, the president and house speaker far apart when it comes to finding solution. karen traverse has more on the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: taxes in the wealthiest americans was the center piece of president obama's re-election message. he didn't back down. >> we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we are serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay more in taxes. >> reporter: the president pushed congress to keep the tax cuts for americans earning less than 250,000 dollars. >> that fortunately we shouldn't need long negotiations or drama to solve that part of the problem. let's extend the middle class tax cuts now. let's do that right now. >> reporter: the so called fiscal cliff looming at the end of the year could have serious ramifications, $650 billion in cuts and tax increases in to effect january 1st, if there is no deal, affecting every american taxpayer. john boehner says congress needs to
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
. asked whether the scandals with a distraction so soon after the election. >> wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered hundreds, if not thousands of emails between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell, many of them say layious in nature. general allen received an email traced back to broadwell. he told jill kelly about it which may have triggered the investigation. >> new details surrounding that affair comes to light, a look at the fbi's handling of the case. nancy pelosi was briefed by petraeus' replacement mike morrell many said they were surprised they weren't told but many experts said the fbi did the right thing. it's impacting the investigation into the attack in benghazi. petraeus was supposed to testify but no longer wants to, which has angered some folks in the senate. as for the debate, the fbi should have told mem where he -- members sooner. they are required to notify intelligence community. >>> so why would swhown has everything, power, command, respect, throw that away for an extra marital afairmt marriage counselors said many times it's a matter
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
, president obama said the american people knew what they were getting when they re-elected him and to take away from last week's results. >> i have a mandate to help middle class families. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff is looming at the end of the year. >> i want a big deal a comprehensive deal. >> reporter: the president reiterated he's in the backing down. >> a modest tax increase on the wasn't thy is not going to break their backs. >> reporter: congressional republicans said they're willing to compromise for a deal but on that issue they're standing firm. >> we know you can't raise taxes enough to solve the problem. >> reporter: for nearly an hour president obama took a wide range of questions and launched a strong defense of ambassador susan wright who has been under fire for the handling of the benghazi work. >> if senator mccain and others want to go after someone, they should go after me. i have no evidence at this point, from what i've seen, that classified information was disclosed, that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: the preside
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
there was no security l aps e. despite knowing about the affair for more than a month before the election the fbi didn't tell the white house. they are defending their actions, the president said he is with holding judgement and is waiting for a full explanation. abc news new york. >> bp agrees to pay $4.5 billion in cash to the government for the oil spill in the gulf of mexico. in the settlement three employees will face criminal charges, two are charged with manslaughter. the explosion on the rig 50 miles off the coast of louisiana killed 11 workers. it sent 200 million-gallons of oil in to the water and today bp said it was neglect. two employee was charged with manslaughter or negligence in their supervision of safety tests. i third former employee was charged with obstruction of congress and making false statements to investigators. most of the money will go to the gulf coast states affected by the spill. >> a 66-year-old man is behind bars right now. he is a accused of sexually assaulting two boys. >> neighbors say john charles farrow is part a family family. we are live with more details on
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